What America’s Current Drug Binge Reveals About the Post Neoliberal 2020s
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
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In this episode, Andrew talks to Benjamin Y. Fong, author of Quick Fixes, about drugs in America, from Prohibition to the 21st-century binge.
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Benjamin Y. Fong is Honors Faculty Fellow at Barrett, the Honors College and Associate Director of the Center for Work & Democracy at Arizona State University. He is the author of Death and Mastery: Psychoanalytic Drive Theory and the Subject of Late Capitalism (Columbia, 2016) and co-editor with Craig Calhoun of The Green New Deal and the Future of Work (Columbia, 2022). His other work can be found in Jacobin, Catalyst, The New York Times, and Damage Magazine, amongst other places.